Phylicia Rashad News

Date of Birth: June 19, 1948 (68)
Birth Place: Houston, TX, USA
Gender: Female
John Stamos, Neil Meron & Craig Zadan, Robert Greenblatt to Chair 2017 Mr. Abbott Award Gala Honoring Kenny LeonJohn Stamos, Neil Meron & Craig Zadan, Robert Greenblatt to Chair 2017 Mr. Abbott Award Gala Honoring Kenny Leon
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

The Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation (SDC Foundation), the not-for-profit foundation of Stage Directors and Choreographers Society (SDC), announces Robert Greenblatt, Golden Globe and Tony Award-winning producer and Chairman of NBC Entertainment (The Wiz LIVE! and Hairpsray LIVE!), and John Stamos, star of stage and screen (Full House), as honorary co-chairs, and Neil Meron and Craig Zadan of Storyline Entertainment - Zadan/Meron Productions (Chicago, Hairpsray LIVE!) as co-chairs of the 2017 'Mr. Abbott' Award Gala honoring Kenny Leon. (more...)

Scoop: WHEN WE RISE - Part IV on ABC - Friday, March 3, 2017Scoop: WHEN WE RISE - Part IV on ABC - Friday, March 3, 2017
by - Feb 13, 2017

Get all the scoop on WHEN WE RISE - Part IV, airing on ABC on Friday, March 3, 2017! (more...)

MTC & Marin Academy to Co-Produce Jeff Cohen's THE SOAP MYTHMTC & Marin Academy to Co-Produce Jeff Cohen's THE SOAP MYTH
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2017

Marin Theatre Company is honored to co-produce a staged reading of Jeff Cohen's The Soap Myth with the Marin Academy on Tuesday, February 21 at 7:00pm starring the incomparable Ed Asner and Tovah Feldshuh. After last year's successful production at MTC, Marin Academy approached MTC about bringing Mr. Cohen's story to a wider community, most importantly the Academy's student body. The organizations are thrilled to join forces in re-staging this work, with playwright Cohen, Mr. Asner and Ms. Feldshuh on board. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - February 5, 2017BWW's On This Day - February 5, 2017
by - Feb 5, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on February 5 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 2/4/2017
by - Feb 4, 2017

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 2/4/2017. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - February 4, 2017BWW's On This Day - February 4, 2017
by - Feb 4, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on February 4 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Eva Longoria to Guest-Star on EMPIRE this Spring on FOXEva Longoria to Guest-Star on EMPIRE this Spring on FOX
by TV News Desk - Jan 30, 2017

Golden Globe nominee Eva Longoria (“Desperate Housewives,” “Devious Maids”) will guest-star on broadcast's No. 1 drama, EMPIRE, this spring on FOX. (more...)

Sneak Peek - Phylicia Rashad & More on Next OPRAH: WHERE ARE THEY NOW?Sneak Peek - Phylicia Rashad & More on Next OPRAH: WHERE ARE THEY NOW?
by TV News Desk - Jan 26, 2017

In this week's all-new episode of the popular series OPRAH: WHERE ARE THEY NOW?, celebrity updates include actress/director Phylicia Rashad, Grammy Award-winning singer Jon Secada, and “The Hills'” reality series star Audrina Patridge “The Hills'” reality series star Audrina Patridge, “Yo MTV Raps!” host Dr. Dre, pro tennis player James Blake and Lindsey Stirling, who took the world by storm through her performance videos posted on YouTube. (more...)

BWW Review: PORTRAITS OF AMERICA with the National Symphony OrchestraBWW Review: PORTRAITS OF AMERICA with the National Symphony Orchestra
by Elliot Lanes - Jan 24, 2017

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SCAD Announces Line-Up for 2017 aTVfest in AtlantaSCAD Announces Line-Up for 2017 aTVfest in Atlanta
by TV News Desk - Jan 23, 2017

The Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) announced today its lineup for the fifth annual aTVfest, drawing in industry-leading producers, directors, writers and actors to SCAD venues in midtown Atlanta. (more...)

Marcus Gardley's A WONDER IN MY SOUL to Premiere at Victory GardensMarcus Gardley's A WONDER IN MY SOUL to Premiere at Victory Gardens
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

Victory Gardens Theater continues its season with the World Premiere of A Wonder In My Soul, written by ensemble playwright Marcus Gardley and directed by Artistic Director Chay Yew, with original music by Jaret Landon. A Wonder In My Soul runs February 10 - March 12, 2017, with the press performance on Friday, February 17, 2017, at 7:30pm at Victory Gardens Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Avenue. (more...)

Cast Set for U.S. Premiere of BEYOND CARING, Return of MOBY DICK at Lookingglass TheatreCast Set for U.S. Premiere of BEYOND CARING, Return of MOBY DICK at Lookingglass Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

Lookingglass Theatre Company announces casting for the final two shows of its 2016-2017 season, including the U.S. Premiere of Beyond Caring, written and directed by Alexander Zeldin in association with Dark Harbor Stories, a company led by Ensemble Member David Schwimmer and Tom Hodges, as well as the remount of the Jeff Award-winning Moby Dick, adapted from the novel by Herman Melville and directed by Ensemble Member David Catlin. (more...)

FOX Orders Fourth Season of Hit Drama Series EMPIREFOX Orders Fourth Season of Hit Drama Series EMPIRE
by TV News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

FOX has renewed the hit drama EMPIRE for a fourth season. The series returns for its spring premiere Wednesday, March 22 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. (more...)

Tony Winner Phylicia Rashad Named 2017 Women in the Arts Honoree at Steppenwolf TheatreTony Winner Phylicia Rashad Named 2017 Women in the Arts Honoree at Steppenwolf Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2016

Steppenwolf Theatre Company proudly announces stage director, singer and Tony Award-winning actress Phylicia Rashad as the 2017 honoree at the annual Steppenwolf Salutes Women in the Arts fundraising luncheon on Monday, February 6, 2017 at 12noon at Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel, 221 N Columbus Dr. Ms. Rashad joins Steppenwolf Artistic Director Anna D. Shapiro for a riveting conversation about her multifaceted career and her role as a leader in the field. (more...)

Non-Stop! Alysha Deslorieux, Taran Killam, Anthony Lee Medina and More Will Join Broadway's HAMILTON This WinterNon-Stop! Alysha Deslorieux, Taran Killam, Anthony Lee Medina and More Will Join Broadway's HAMILTON This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2016

Alysha Deslorieux, J. Quinton Johnson, Bryan Terrell Clark, Taran Killam and Anthony Lee Medina will join the Broadway cast of Hamilton in principal roles, it has been announced by producer Jeffrey Seller. (more...)

Aditi Brennan Kapil's IMOGEN SAYS NOTHING to Premiere at Yale Rep This WinterAditi Brennan Kapil's IMOGEN SAYS NOTHING to Premiere at Yale Rep This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2016

Yale Repertory Theatre presents the world premiere of IMOGEN SAYS NOTHING by Aditi Brennan Kapil, directed by Laurie Woolery, at Yale Repertory Theatre (1120 Chapel Street), January 20-February 11. Opening Night is Thursday, January 26. (more...)

Alvin Ailey Dance Presents MASEKELA LANGUAGE, TonightAlvin Ailey Dance Presents MASEKELA LANGUAGE, Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2016

On Friday, December 9, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater debuted Hope Boykin's r-Evolution, Dream., inspired by the sermons and speeches of Martin Luther King Jr. Nicholas Ashe, Jasmine Guy, Khalil Kain, Bevy Smith, Phylicia Rashad, Billy Porter and Joe Morton were in attendance for the world premiere, which will be performed during the five-week holiday season. (more...)

Timely Adaptation of NATIVE SON to Play Marin Theatre Company This WinterTimely Adaptation of NATIVE SON to Play Marin Theatre Company This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2016

Marin Theatre Company continues its 50th Anniversary Season with the West Coast Premiere of Nambi E. Kelley's adaptation of Richard Wright's Native Son. (more...)

Scoop: EMPIRE on FOX - Wednesday, November 30, 2016Scoop: EMPIRE on FOX - Wednesday, November 30, 2016
by - Nov 28, 2016

Get all the scoop on EMPIRE, airing on FOX on Wednesday, November 30, 2016! (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Broadway Hair Designers Sound Off About What They Do and How They Do It!BWW Exclusive: Broadway Hair Designers Sound Off About What They Do and How They Do It!
by Cara Joy David - Nov 25, 2016

A show is a product of design-from the lights that you see to the sound that surrounds you to the hair on top of the actors' heads. Hair and wig designers help define characters, though their work largely goes unnoticed. (more...)

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